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Wake Forest simply isn't the same team on the road as they are at home.  A game after the Demon Deacons beat the #2 Miami Hurricanes by 15 points they went to Tallassee and lost to FSU 76-62.  The game had no flow and both teams were in foul trouble throughout most of the game.  The Seminoles had control of the game in the first half before Okaro White and Michael Snaer went to the bench with 2 fouls.   Wake Forest got the game within 3 points before the half was over, and it was back to 6 by halftime.  FSU opened up the game early in the second half and never looked back.

FSU's dominance on the boards were the key as the Seminoles grabbed 52% of their own misses and 83% of Wake's misses.  FSU's FT Rate of 64 combined with their FT% of 87% (26-30) was huge as well.  The Seminoles free throw shooting was a big issue in their loss over Virginia Tech over the weekend.

Tonight, we have three conference games.  Miami hosts Virginia Tech in what should be a bounceback/blowout win.  If the Hurricanes struggle in this one, you should start to have your doubts about what this team can accomplish this season.  Georgia Tech hosts Maryland in what is a must win for the Terps.  The Yellow Jackets have a lot of size to match the Maryland frontcourt, but look for this one to be a sloppy, turnover-fest.  NC State hosts Boston College as well in a game that if the Pack can't focus and play well could put some doubt in the Pack's tournament chances.  Game Sim has this game surprisingly close with the Pack winning by just 4. 

Check out the game sim predictions, previews, links, and more below.

FSU/Wake Forest Highlights

Game Sim Predictions

Virginia Tech at Miami - Miami wins 68-61 Sim the game here

Maryland at Georgia Tech - Georgia Tech wins 63-61 Sim the game here

Boston College at NC State - NC State wins 69-65 Sim the game here

 Team Conf Pct Overall Pct
 Miami  13-1  0.929  22-4  0.846
 Duke  11-3  0.786  24-3  0.889
 UNC  9-5  0.643  19-8  0.704
 Virginia  9-5  0.643  19-8  0.704
 NC State  8-6  0.571  19-8  0.704
 Maryland  7-7  0.500  19-8  0.704
 FSU  7-8  0.467  15-13  0.536
 Clemson  5-9  0.357  13-13  0.500
 Wake Forest  5-10  0.333  12-15  0.444
 Georgia Tech  4-10  0.286  14-12  0.538
 Boston College  4-10  0.286  12-15  0.444
 Virginia Tech  3-11  0.214  12-15  0.444

 Injury Report 
Ryan Kelly (DU)
reinjured right foot
Jason Morris (GT)
plantar fasciitis - Feb return
John Auslander (MD)
left tibia fracture - out for season
Joel James (NC)
concussion

Links

Yesterday's Games

Matchup  
 Wake Forest 62 @ FSU 76  Box

Today's Games

Time Matchup TV  
 7:00:00 PM  Virginia Tech @ Miami  RSN  Preview
 8:00:00 PM  Maryland @ Georgia Tech  ACCN  Preview
 8:00:00 PM  Boston College @ NC State  ACCN  Preview

 

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